Nov 17, 2012 4:00pm PST
for offhighway vehicles and preserving places for their use. since california's money troubles have began the state has been tapping into that fund, and dan ashley explains how it's left many offroaders feeling as if they've been left in the dust. >> the met calf off highway vehicle park is one of the most popular recreation areas in santa clara county. every year thousands of people come here to ride the trails. but because of statewide budget cuts millions of dollars designated to run offroad parks like this one are in jeopardy. >> we've been pretty fortunate in receiving the funding we have asked for. if it gets reduced we'll he to look at options, funding strategies to keep the park open. >> in the early 70s, users of offhighway vehicles or ohvs, helped to create a savings account for future parks. they created a trust, paid for by registration fees on offroad vehicles and taxes on gasoline. >> you buy gas, you pay taxes on the gas, those taxes come back to the program to maintain the roads and trails you're wreck reatwreck rating on. >> fill general -- phil jenkins ones the program.